Business Analyst – Requirements Engineering/Functional Specification (BA)

Closing date for applications: 08/12/2022
Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
The Business Analyst role will develop business and functional requirements through solicitation techniques to create a set of clear requirements to procure a technical solution to underpin our Nightout community touring programme.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
Monday January 23rd 2023, 20 days must be completed by March 31st 2023
Organisation the work is for
Arts Council of Wales
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
No early market engagement undertaken
Who the specialist will work with
The Specialist will work with Mark Condron (Head of ICT and Infrastructure), Peter Gregory (Head of Nightout), James Tredree (Senior ICT Officer), Carl Mascall (Senior ICT Officer), Hilary Farr (Development Officer), Nia Coyle/Elen Elias (Team Co-ordinators), Richard Griffiths (Finance Assistant), Jérôme Lozac'hmeur (Finance Manager) External users of the Nightout scheme - promoters, performers (Names to be confirmed)
What the specialist will work on
Solicit requirements and produce a functional and business specification for a web application to underpin our community touring scheme programme (Nightout - 1. Undertake a review of existing system and integrations (document review, system review, interviews); 2. Identify users and use cases; 3. Model business processes; 4. Identify opportunities for process improvements; 5. Identify and document user journeys; 6. Produce business requirements document with diagrams e.g. swim lane; 7. Produce functional requirements
Address where the work will take place
Arts Council of Wales, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5ALRemote work can be undertaken, but face to face work will be required for some elements.
Working arrangements
Your primary location will be home based and Bute Place, Cardiff. We'd expect face to face for project kick-off and for interviews or workshops in relation to soliciting requirements. Expenses will be within your daily rate for your regular work location. Additional travel expenses will be available should you need to travel to other sites outside Cardiff.
Security clearance
Pre-existing SC clearance is not essential
Additional terms and conditions
20 days over a maximum of 3 months , With option to extend 5 days. Fixed cost for initial works for a total of 20 days is acceptable.All expenses must be pre-agreed between the parties and must comply with the Arts Council Travel and Subsistence (T&S) Policy.
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Professional manner -Challenge the status quo -Can work with clients with a variety of roles and technical expertise -Good listener/approachable -Creative solution focussed -Freely shares knowledge and experience
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 10% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • The supplier must have experience of undertaking similar works and understand the business objective
  • The supplier can evidence analytical and critical thinking skills to interpret and translate requirements
  • The supplier must have agile skills and relevant experience, BCS/ISEB accreditation desirable but not essential
  • The supplier is able to advise the best use of requirements solicitation techniques
  • The supplier has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Familiar with MS Dynamics365 and PowerApp Portals
  • Understanding of financial practices for integration purposes
  • Evidence of delivering requirements for user focussed web applications
  • The supplier has experience of operating within a bi-lingual environment
  • Understand procurement process using G-Cloud for procuring web application delivery partners

Closing date for applications: 08/12/2022

Business Analyst – Requirements Engineering/Functional Specification (BA)

Closing date for applications: 08/12/2022

Specialist role:

Business analyst




Arts Council of Wales

Maximum day rate:


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